BN.com Gift Guide

Discover Your Voice: How to Develop Healthy Voice Habits / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $50.64
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 69%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $50.64   
  • New (6) from $126.72   
  • Used (4) from $50.64   

Overview

First outlines the basics of voice use: release, breathing, posture, pitch, range, register, agility, resonance, and power. Then the author shows the practical nature of singing and the use of voice in developing a professional career. He concludes with an overview of anatomy, physiology, and therapeutic approaches to voice problems. The text is supplemented with specific vocal exercises. The accompanying CD gives readers the opportunity to engage in one-on-one voice lessons.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"(A) vibrant addition to voice therapy....The activities move from general vocal warm-ups, which would be a fresh source of home practice activities for any voice patient, to very specific singing activities. The recording is well done and pleasant to follow." - ADVANCE for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

"If you need any further encouragement to admire this wise and knowledgeable book, you will find it in the accompanying CD, on which one female and one male singer demonstrate all the given exercies." - Singing

"Oren L. Brown presents a synthesis of a lifetime of practical experience. His ideas and techniques provide information and insights for singers and teachers in areas ranging fromn proper breathing and posture to harm caused to the voice by alcohol and tabacco." - Teaching Music

"(A) fundamentally sound approach with ideas that are based on clinical and scientific evidence and whose validity has been thoroughly and convincingly tested...It would prove to be of considerable value in both classroom and studio." - Journal Of Singing

"(T)here is an excellent summary of Voice Problems and Therapy...it would make an excellent present to give to the voice therapist." - ENT News

Booknews
Brown taught voice at the Juilliard School and was a pioneer in voice therapy. He has expanded the 19-page syllabus for his students into a comprehensive text for self-study, study with a private teacher, or classroom instruction. He speaks of concepts, perceptions, exercises, acoustics, and physiology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565937048
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/1/1996
  • Edition description: Book and CD-Rom
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,244,491
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Primal Sound. Release. Posture and Breathing. Eliciting Pitches. Range and Registers. voice Classification. Agility. Resonance and Power. Growth and Maturation. Articulation. Practice Patterns. Interpretation. Requirements for a Professional Career. Choral Singing. Physical Facts. Laryngeal Anatomy and Physiology. Neurology and the Brain. Hearing. Enigmas. Voice Problems and Therapy. Hints for Teachers. Appendix.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2003

    Two Thumbs Up!

    It covers everything!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)